Candide or Optimism
With twenty colour illustrations by Sylvain Sauvage
First thus. Hardback in slipcase, with glassine wrap (not shown). 25.5 × 17cm, 147pp.
Voltaire's French satire, first published in 1759. This edition has twenty colour illustrations by Sylvain Sauvage, both full page and within the text. Sandglass included (Number XV:15)
The book is in very good condition, the glassine wrapper is tatty to the edges and the slipcase is a little tired and creased but has done a good job in protecting the book.
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